What service is being provided?
Information Governance provide advice and support to Essex County Council employees. They also investigate security incidents within Essex County Council and Data Protection Complaints made by the general public.
What personal data do we need from you?
Name and Contact Details
Lifestyle and Social Circumstances
Employment and Education Details
Student and Pupil records
Case File information
Goods and Services
What 'special types' of personal data do we need from you?
Physical or Mental Health details
Offences (including alleged offences)
Criminal proceedings, outcomes and sentences
Trade Union membership
Who will be using your personal data?
The Data Controller is Essex County Council
The Data Protection Officer for Essex County Council can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mosaic (Servelec), Supportworks (Hornbill) and Respond (Aptean) are our Data Processors providing technology to support this purpose
Please see the below links for their Privacy Notices:
What will it be used for and what gives us the right to ask for it and use it?
The information will be used to deliver advice and support to the authority and to investigate data protection complaints for the general public and may also be used for service planning and improvement and the prevention and detection of crime and fraud
If we cannot use your data we could not provide a service.
Our legal basis for using your personal data is necessary for a task in the public interest and under a legal obligation.
Our legal basis for using your sensitive personal data is under a substantial public interest and the establishment or defence of legal claims.
Who else might we share your data with?
Other Local Authorities
Will your data be stored in or accessible from countries with no UK-equivalent Privacy Law protections?
How long will your data be kept?
We will stop using your data when the service is completed.
Your data will be deleted 5 years after last contact
Our use of your data will be subject to the following legal rights:
- Your Right to be Informed
- Your Right to Access your personal data
- Your Right for us to Rectify your personal data
- Your Right to Restrict our processing of your personal data
Visit the following links for more information about Privacy Law, our obligations and your Rights:
The ICO Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016
The General Data Protection Regulation 2016
If you have concerns over the way we are asking for or using your personal data, please raise the matter with our Data Protection Officer by the following means:
|Postal Address||Data Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH|
|Phone Number||0333 013 9824|
If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner's Office:
For our full privacy notice: